When she turned 40, Sun City resident Nancy Moore was not the picture of health. Previously a smoker and still overweight, she couldn’t run around the block. Now, she triumphs in triathlons.
If you ran into me as a child, more often than not, I had a book in my hands. I loved reading during that time in my life—the thrill of being able to escape into a faraway world, playing a little movie version of it in my head as I went along. I don’t know what was the reason for this love, all I knew is that I loved it.
Sun City resident Tom Van Tilburg would certainly agree with the old adage that necessity is the mother of invention – or father – in this case. This past March, Van Tilburg was finally awarded (after years of effort) a patent for his first invention: a combination garage-door opener and carbon monoxide detector.
For much of the past year, the Sun City board of directors has been discussing and studying what to do about ash trees that are or may become infected by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) predator. The discussion has ended. The bottom line board decision is to continue with a two-part program of removal and selective replacement, and treatment, with a long-term goal of saving the species and avoiding its eradication.
Cheryl Levinson, Family Alliance’s Director of Strategic Advancement, announces, “Through the generous funding of the National Parkinson Foundation, Family Alliance will soon be offering the ‘We Feel the Beat,’ a music therapy program for persons with Parkinson’s disease.” Four groups will meet on the second and fourth Monday of each month at Family Alliance’s new Farm Hill Road location.
Here is another Sun Day roundup of sound bite updates on current issues from sources at the Sun City association and the Village of Huntley.
We live in Neighborhood 28. Sometime, over the winter, the outside vent cover that has 3 slats and covers a grated vent near the gable of the roof on the south side of the building has cracked. Can anyone tell us where we could buy one to replace the broken one?
This summer, the Stingray Swim Club has become intent on enjoying various outdoor water venues. For some of the club’s aquatic competitive members, summer has meant the start of the Senior Games Season.
- Newly-formed marketing committee reviews options for Sun City’s future populace
- Huntley Community Radio Update: We did it!
- Cancers That Are Skin Deep, part 3
- A Bavarian House right under our noses
- High fructose corn syrup more dangerous than sugar
- Illinois, not so borrrrrrrrrring
- Blessings on your boom-shakka-lakka—fo shizzle!
- Ask an Angel: July 17, 2014
- Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, a post- apocalyptic failure
- Hang Your Hat: July 17, 2014
- Political Place: July 17, 2014
- History Highlights: July 17, 2014
- She’s got it ‘in the bag’
- ‘Weekend’ is just another word for work
- Right on tilt
- Huntley business continues growth in 2014-15
- Cancers That Are Skin Deep, Part II
- Five Free July “Learn to Swim” Seminars
- The dining duo went to town… riding in a mini
- ‘Jersey Boys’ captures the moment
- Residents question whether hot air balloon landing was an ‘emergency’
- Along the prairie path